I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on News-Talk 1340 KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 11 a.m. to Noon weekdays Every Tuesday and Thursday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, James Rabe joins me to highlight the latest happenings in Rochester, along with regular appearances by the Rochester City Council President, Mayor, Olmsted County Sheriff, and the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools. You can also expect to hear from a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, retired local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wear my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Rochester Murder Suspect Deemed Competent – Again
The man accused of a fatal shooting at a park in southeast Rochester last fall has been found competent to stand trial.
St. Paul Experiences 3 Murders in Just 9 Hours
The fatal shooting of a Good Samaritan was among the three murders that occurred in Minnesota’s second-largest city over a span of just 9 hours yesterday and early this morning.
Fillmore County Man Sentenced For Deadly Amish Buggy Crash
A Fillmore County man is being given a chance to avoid prison for his convictions stemming from a fatal traffic crash involving an Amish buggy last year.
West Circle Drive Rehab Mess Begins Monday in SW Rochester
Motorists are being advised of another major traffic disruption in Rochester.
Rochester Woman Hurt in Crash Involving Squad Car
A Rochester woman was injured Friday evening in a traffic crash that occurred when a Goodhue County Deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on Highway 52 in Cannon Falls.
Minnesota’s First Female Two-Star General
A historic promotion ceremony is taking place today in St. Paul.
Possible Vaping Related Death Reported in Minnesota
Minnesota is the fourth state to report a death associated with a vaping related lung injury.
Violent Collision at Rural Intersection Near Rochester
The State Patrol and Olmsted County Deputies responded this morning to an injury crash at a rural intersection a few miles south of Rochester.
Kasson Woman Killed in Single Car Crash
A Kasson woman was apparently headed to work when she died in a single-vehicle crash on Labor Day.
Another Record Quarterly Financial Performance For Mayo Clinic
The financial measurement that most closely resembles profit for the non-profit Mayo Clinic rose almost 90-percent in the second quarter of this year.